6 Sights in Fortaleza, Brazil (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Fortaleza, Brazil. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Fortaleza, Brazil.

1. A Igreja de Jesus Cristo dos Santos dos Últimos Dias

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, informally known as the LDS Church or Mormon Church, is a restorationist, nontrinitarian Christian denomination belonging to Mormonism. The church is headquartered in the United States in Salt Lake City, Utah and has established congregations and built temples worldwide. According to the church, it has over 17 million members and 62,544 full-time volunteer missionaries. Based on these numbers, the church is the fourth-largest Christian denomination in the United States as of 2012, and reported over 6.8 million US members as of 2022.

Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (EN)

2. Farol do Mucuripe

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Farol do Mucuripe David Moraes de Andrade / CC BY 3.0

The Mucuripe Lighthouse is a lighthouse located in the Brazilian municipality of Fortaleza that was built between 1840 to 1846 by the slaves, in masonry, wood and iron. It represents one of the oldest buildings in Fortaleza. It was, for a long time, a reference for vessels that landed here. But the old eye of the sea, as it was known, was deactivated in 1957. The lighthouse housed the "The Fortaleza Museum" at one point.

Wikipedia: Farol do Mucuripe (PT)

3. Praça Gustavo Barroso

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Praça Gustavo Barroso

Gustavo Adolfo Luiz Dodt da Cunha Barroso was a Brazilian lawyer, writer and politician associated with Brazilian Integralism and antisemitism. He was also known by the pseudonym João do Norte. Being considered a master of Brazilian folklore, he was the first director of the National Historical Museum and one of the leaders of the Brazilian Integralist Action, being one of its most prominent ideologists.

Wikipedia: Gustavo Barroso (EN)

4. Igreja Presbiteriana de Fortaleza

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The Presbyterian Church of Fortaleza is a Protestant Presbyterian Church linked to the Presbyterian Church of Brazil, in the city of Fortaleza. He was the first Protestant Church in the state of Ceará, founded on July 8, 1883 by the Reverend of Lacey Wardlaw of the Southern Church Missions Board, Nashville - TN, United States. At the time of the foundation, it had 12 members.

Wikipedia: Igreja Presbiteriana de Fortaleza (PT), Website

5. Casa do Português

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The House of Portuguese is a house located on John Person Avenue, Ladies' district in Fortress taken in 2012 as the historic heritage of the city. Built in 1953 by the Portuguese farmer and trader José Maria Cardoso.

Wikipedia: Casa do Português (PT)

6. Museu da Imagem e do Som do Ceará

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Museu da Imagem e do Som do Ceará

The Museum of Image and Sound of Ceará (MIS), is a Brazilian museum located in the state of Ceará, in the city of Fortaleza. He specializes in the documentation of audiovisual production of Ceará culture.

Wikipedia: Museu da Imagem e do Som do Ceará (PT)


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